MA Student in Spanish

José García

 

José Ricardo García Martínez obtained his Licenciado degree in Letras Hispánicas (2010-2016) at the Universidad de Guadalajara. He presented the thesis called: “Análisis Sociocrítico de los Paratextos Autorales e Íncipit de El Gran Preténder de Luis Humberto Crosthwaite”. He has participated in several congress, such as “El XXI Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea” at Texas University, El Paso; “El Cuarto Congreso Internacional de Jóvenes Universitarios” at Universidad de Guadalajara; and the “III Congreso Internacional de Narrativa Mexicana Contemporánea” hosted by Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí and the Universidad de Guadalajara.

He worked as Spanish as a Foreign Instructor at el Colegio de Español y Cultura Mexicana of the Universidad de Guadalajara (2015-2017). From January to May 2017 he was Teacher Assistant of the course “Introducción a la Lingüística” for Undergraduate Students at the Department of History of the Universidad de Guadalajara. He is member of the Academic Researche team of “Cultura, Lengua y Sociedad” of the University of Guadalajara. Also he is a permament article writer at Revista Cinosargo online.

He is currently enrolled in his first year of the Master in Hispanic Studies at FHIS, UBC. The early focus of his thesis project is to analyze the representation of the territory, power and identity on three contemporary north Mexican novels in order to describe the discourses involved on the representation of the frontier.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Territory, power, and identitiy recognition and representation in North Mexican Literature
  • Contemporary Mexican Literature
  • Sociocriticism and Pschychoanalitic aproaches to Literature